Stride out for a dales delight!

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A DALES DELIGHT this month as our all-weather walk takes in Long Dale,  Gratton Dale and  Bradford Dale as well as part of the Limestone Way.

1. Walk along the lane, past the playground and public toilets, for about a mile. At a sharp left-hand bend, go straight on up an enclosed bridleway. Carry on along a clear track and then fork right to pass beneath power cables. At the end of the track, walk along the left side of a large field.  Go forward briefly, then bear left down a grassy track into Long Dale. Walk onto the end of this dale, then turn left down Gratton Dale, where you follow an obvious path for about one-and-a-half miles…